Revolution of production

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Revolution of production

The Revolution Of Production

The Industrial Revolution took place during 18th and 19th centuries, which changed production forever.

Edwin Drake dug the first oil wellin 1859 to a depth of 69.5 ft. and struck oil in Titusville,Pennslyvania.

Used steam power to pump water to homes, businesses in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania.

The growth of industries (manufacturing)Before the Industrial Revolution people worked at home on farms or in small workshops. Making cloth was done entirely by hand. Cotton was spun to thread or yarn on a spinning wheel.In the 1700s people began buying more and more goods, so textile traders began to look for faster and cheaper ways of producing clothes. The first spinning machine came up in the early 18th century and by 1780 spinning was done mostly in new factories where workers gathered.

Created by Walter Hunt it mechanically stitched fabric together with thread to make clothing etc.


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